The Neurobiology of Schizophrenia begins with an overview of the various facets and levels of schizophrenia pathophysiology, ranging systematically from its genetic basis over changes in neurochemistry and electrophysiology to a systemic neural circuits level. When possible, the editors point out connections between the various systems. The editors also depict methods and research strategies used in the respective field. The individual backgrounds of the two editors promote a synthesis between basic neuroscience and clinical relevance.
- Provides a comprehensive overview of neurobiological aspects of schizophrenia
- Discusses schizophrenia at behavioral, cognitive, clinical, electrophysiological, molecular, and genetic levels
- Edited by a translational researcher and a psychiatrist to promote synthesis between basic neuroscience and clinical relevance
- Elucidates connections between the various systems depicted, when possible
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Genetic and Epigenetic Basis of Schizophrenia
Neurochemical Basis of Schizophrenia
Biochemical Basis of Schizophrenia
Structural basis of Schizophrenia
Electrophysiological Basis of Schizophrenia
Function of Neural Circuits in Schizophrenia
Modeling Schizophrenia in Animals
Future Perspectives of Schizophrenia Research
Dr. Ted Abel is the Brush Family Professor of Biology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Abel is also Co-Director of the Biological Basis of Behavior Program and he directs an NIMH-funded predoctoral training program in behavioral and cognitive neuroscience. He is Editor-in-Chief of Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.
Dr. Nickl-Jockschat is a Professor and Doctor of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at RWTH Aachen University Hospital. He specializes in Schizophrenia, Autism, and synaptic plasticity. He is a Reviews Editor for Frontiers in Neuropsychiatric Imaging and Stimulation.